Category Archives: Bakery

Decorations with Edible Ink for the Baking Industry

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Creating impressive decoration on cakes with a minimum of resources is a requirement of these days. Printing on cakes is one of the new methods to make the most out of these products. LogoJET manufactures and sells UV direct-to-substrate printers, this means that they can print directly on almost anything — wood, metals, plastics, glass, stone, canvas, vinyl, rubber and… Read more »

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Industry suppliers see big opportunity for brownies

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“Moving forward, we anticipate the convenience trend to impact the brownie category. While gluten-free and low-carb claims are still high on consumers’ minds, they are not causing consumers to skip the brownies. Instead it is inconvenient for busy consumers to buy a large pan of brownies that might not be easy to take and consume on the go. Consumers think… Read more »

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Pret is launching a fruity vegan croissant

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We’re only six days into Veganuary, and the launch of new vegan products shows no sign of stopping. From plant-based offerings at supermarkets like Tesco, Asda and Waitrose to the much-anticipated Greggs steak bake and the official roll-out of KFC’s vegan burger , there is no shortage of goodies to gorge on in 2020. The latest company to join the… Read more »

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Most donut shop customers snub donuts

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In September 2018, Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. dropped “Donuts” from the restaurant brand, simplifying its name to Dunkin’. The company said the change from Dunkin’ Donuts, the first time donuts was not in the restaurant name in about 70 years, reflected the company’s transformation into a “beverage-led, on-the-go brand.” Recently published data from NPD Group, Chicago, help explain the move… Read more »

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Revolutionary Technology Emerges for Baking Gluten-free Bread

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Electric shocks are used to heat gluten-free bread from the inside, saving energy and time compared to conventional baking applying heat from the outside. A new study in Ohmic heating (OH) has been published by the Institute of Food Technology of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, in Food and Bioprocess Technology. The first results show the… Read more »

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World-famous bakery shares secrets in a new book

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If there is such a thing as baking royalty, Apollonia Poilâne might be its queen. The 35-year-old is a third-generation baker for the world famous Poilâne in Paris. It was founded in 1932 by Apollonia’s grandfather Pierre and has inspired chefs, musicians, poets, and artists worldwide for nearly 90 years: Surrealist icon Salvador Dalí commissioning a bedroom suite made completely… Read more »

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IBIE 2019 proves a record-shattering event with education and innovation

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Epiphany Masaganda, executive pastry chef of The Sailfish Club in Palm Beach, Florida, traveled across the country to attend the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) to learn about innovative breads because her restaurant is starting a bread program. Rachel Lawson, a baker at De La Terre Cafe and Bakery in Jordan, Ontario, Canada, wanted to sharpen her bread baking skills…. Read more »

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Science to Stabilize Sourdough Fermentation

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Scientists need to develop a method to stabilize sourdough fermentation. The science in developing sourdough baked goods with specific nutritional functionalities also needs to be perfected, Professor Marco Gobbetti (main picture) said at an event organized by Puratos Romania. “The industry needs to consider sourdough as a cell factory. It is a complex of microbes that, if guided well, can… Read more »

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Seeing Paris, baguette by baguette

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I am in love with the art and heritage of French bread. Fortunately I’m not alone. Each year one chef is chosen in the Grand Prix de la Baguette de tradition francaise, an accolade bestowed each April for the past 25 years. The winner goes to a handcrafted baguette that beats out dozens of entrants from across Paris and tops… Read more »

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Just Desserts Wins Top Honors for 2019 IBIE BEST in Baking Competition

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Award Winning Vegan Product Line fastest growing Just Desserts platform The International Baking Industry Exhibition (IBIE) has awarded Just Desserts “Top Honors” in Product Innovation at the 2019 IBIE BEST in Baking Competition. IBIE’s BEST in Baking Program honors suppliers and bakeries committed to excellence in the industry once every three years, in what has become the largest bakery exposition… Read more »

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